Posts Tagged ‘publicis groupe’

Published 10th Aug 2017, 08:49

Transparency report may put pressure on agency margins

Agency profitability may come under pressure if clients take a more aggressive attitude towards relationships with in-house production units and third party suppliers following a new report on... Read more
Published 9th Aug 2017, 16:11

Currencies and amortisation held back Dentsu’s growth

Dentsu’s purposeful expansion overseas has had a short-term detrimental financial impact as its profit fell by 14.2% to ¥30,712 million ($268 million) for the half year to 30 June. Revenue grew... Read more
Published 20th Jul 2017, 12:44

Publicis’ performance remains sluggish

Arthur Sadoun had the misfortune to find himself announcing almost stagnant revenue and profits in his first financial report since being elevated to the role of chief executive of Publicis... Read more
Published 8th Jun 2017, 10:44

Another annual meeting, another dodging of WPP’s succession plan

Prior to last year’s annual meeting, WPP’s new chairman Roberto Quarta shared his views about management succession: “Succession planning must consider two scenarios: a planned process of... Read more
Published 7th Jun 2017, 14:21

Private Equity: is there a better way?

Can value be realised from a private business without the risk of giving up control? The Business Growth Fund may provide one answer.   In the nineteen eighties marketing agencies were created... Read more
Published 17th May 2017, 23:51

Publicis refutes accounting allegation

Publicis Groupe has issued a strong rebuttal of an allegation that it had accounted inappropriately for compensation received from a German software publisher following delays in installing its... Read more
Published 8th May 2017, 10:32

Restructuring announced at loss-ridden Matomy Media Group

The Israeli digital advertising sales business Matomy Media Group that lost $ 11.7 million in 2016 is to withdraw from a “broad range” of activities that are no longer “core to its long-term... Read more
Published 27th Apr 2017, 10:42

WPP’s revenue up 16.9% as devalued pound offsets North American decline

WPP’s revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017 was a highly impressive 16.9%, but most of that growth came from the continuing decline in sterling and its favourable impact on an otherwise... Read more
Published 26th Apr 2017, 18:29

Havas grows faster than Publicis despite poor European showing

Havas Group produced a stagnant performance in Europe in the first quarter of 2017. But a slightly better performance in America and a positive currency influence together enabled the group as a... Read more
Published 21st Apr 2017, 17:35

Interpublic finds the going tough

The Interpublic Group of Companies struggled to increase revenues in the first quarter of 2017, adding only 0.7% to the revenues earned in the corresponding quarter of 2016.  Even after excluding... Read more